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Even the well-trained wolf won’t become a lamb.

ARMENIAN

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MARY’S LITTLE LAMB.

(New version).

Mary had a little lamb,

And a little indiscretion :

When asked to have some more she did.

And suffered indigestion.

1913 ‘MARYS LITTLE LAMB.’, The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 – 1939), 6 December, p. 57, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22219055

All secrets are deep. All secrets become dark. That’s in the nature of secrets.

Cory Doctorow, Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town, 2005

http://www.quotationspage.com/subjects/secrets/

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“A woman once described a friend of hers as being such a keen listener that even the trees leaned toward her, as if they were speaking their innermost secrets into her listening ears. Over the years I’ve envisioned that woman’s silence, a hearing full and open enough that the world told her its stories. The green leaves turned toward her, whispering tales of soft breezes and the murmurs of leaf against leaf.”

― Linda Hogan, Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World

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The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 – 1939), Saturday 23 July 1910

If you put enough sheep together you have a herd- a force to be reckoned with.”

― Maria V. Snyder, Inside Out

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Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. 1866 - 1939), Saturday 5 May 1923

Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 – 1939), Saturday 5 May 1923

The dissenter is every human being at those moments in his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.

– Archibald MacLeish
  ‘In Praise of Dissent’, in the NewYork Times,16 Dec.